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Here is my rig that I have planned so far. My max budget is $800 but I'd like to keep it lower if possible. I will be using Vista Premium for the OS

 

I don't need a monitor, but everything else. Here's what I got, all from Newegg.

 

Antech Earthwatts 430 PSU

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16817371006

It's like 30 bucks after the rebate, so it seems like a great deal to me.

 

GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813128059

 

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16811119068

 

EVGA 512mb 8800GT

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814130318

 

Intel Core 2 Duo E6550

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819115030

I will problably do a small overclock to like 2.9 GHz or something, so the stock HSF will be fine, right?

 

mushkin 2GB (2 x 1GB)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820146118

 

Seagate Barracuda 7200 250GB HDD

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16822148262

 

Vista Premium, like $100

 

Total:$771.91 Not including shipping.

 

Thank you for any help, I'd like to place orders within the next 2 weeks.

 

Also props to those who know my avatar.

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That setup Repr suggested is alot better, and that Antec 430W is more then enough to power the whole thing.

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Thanks for the suggestions. Yeah, with the rebate the antec is a steal, you could get 2 and combine them for 860 watts :P

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Centurion 5 49.99

seagate barracuda 57,99

EVGA 8800GT 169,99

Antec earthwatts 430 59,99

2x 1gb ocz platinum pc6400 43,99

Gigabyte EP35-DS3L 89,99

Intel Core2Duo E8400 189,99

 

Total:$661,93

Total rebate in mail: $60

Total after rebate: $601,93

 

Better cpu, will go a bit faster, other memory, much cheaper after rebate.

 

I'm about to order these parts, except for a E8200 instead of a E8400. Any last minute things I should know about? Thanks

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Save some money and buy this case.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16811147075

 

Check out this motherboard as well:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813186119

 

Ram: (Amazing MIR)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820148076

 

And with the money saved from MIR's you can afford a 4850: (Which also has a good MIR deal)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814131111

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Well thanks, but I orderd now. I went with all the ones in my above post, except I went with a E7200 instead of the E8200. I know most of you would object to that, but for a 17 year old kid, if I can save money, I will. Besides, it's not like I'll be playing Crysis all day at 103294019283x124124 with a billion AA and AF, 1024x786 is fine with me.

 

The total was 790 after shipping. Thanks to everyone!

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